Previously we had several different blog posts on how to make a DIY wind turbine:
Here’s another great site that details every step of the way so you can build yourself a DIY vertical wind turbine.
The Zoetrope is a vertical-axis wind turbine made from common materials such as stove pipe, metal brackets, plastic sheet and a trailer hub. Many of the materials can be found at local hardware or home improvement stores, the rest can either be made at home or purchased online. The Zoetrope was commissioned by Washington (USA) resident and renewable energy supporter Mike Marohn to provide supplemental water heating.